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23rd February 2017
These vacancies are now closed.

Teaching Assistant - Level 2. Required to start as soon as possible

Closing date: 19th February 2017    Interview date: w/c 27th February 2017


Class Teachers - Required to start September 2017

Closing date:   midnight Monday 6th March    Interview date: Monday 13th March


Class Teacher vacancies

The Governing Body of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School (part of Plymouth CAST) wish to appoint outstanding teachers, to teach either KS1 or KS2 from September 2017.

Applications are invited from all qualified teaching professionals, NQTs welcomed.  Candidates would be expected to be sympathetic to the Catholic ethos of the school and supportive of the school’s Mission Statement. The successful candidates will:

  • Promote high standards of achievement and expectations of learning
  • Be positive and have the energy, enthusiasm and the ability to be flexible
  • Work well as part of a team in a friendly, happy school with a child centred ethos
  • Be confident and competent using assessment to inform next steps and targets
  • Be a strong communicator with children and adults
  • Have high professional expectations for pupils and self
  • Have a passion for learning, willing to learn and share good practice

 In return we can offer:

  • Children who are well-behaved, motivated, willing and excited to learn 
  • Friendly, welcoming and supportive ‘Attachment Aware’ school
  • A supportive leadership team who have a clear vision and passion for the school’s future development 
  • A hard-working and approachable staff team
  • First class support of continuous professional development 
  • A stimulating, organised and increasingly innovative learning environment 
  • A dedicated governing body who share the school’s vision

We are looking for people who are genuinely interested in teaching and learning, with the desire to be an outstanding teacher, someone who wants the very best education for the students in their care. Additionally we may offer the possibility of a start during the summer term for the right candidate.

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact the school office 01202 676207, asking for Amanda Hazell.

Closing date:   midnight Monday 6th March

Interview date: Monday 13th March

We welcome online applications although forms can be downloaded from our website: and further details of the post are available by contacting the School Administrator

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to equal opportunities.


Teaching Assistant - Level 2. Required to start as soon as possible

£16481 - £17547 (pro rata)

 Closing date: 19th February 2017    Interview date: w/c 27th February 2017

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with experience of working with both KS1and KS2 pupils and also on a 1 to1 basis. You will support teachers by supervising pupils during lesson and break times as well as participating in lesson activities when necessary.

Hours of work for this post will be 25 hours Monday to Friday during our school day 8.45 a.m. to 3.15 p.m, term time plus 5 training days per year. You will need to possess:

  • School experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A commitment to supporting young people

  • Ability to work on your own and to cooperate as a team player

  • Have a flexible/ 'do what it takes' approach to work

  • Have experience of delivering interventions eg. ELSA, First Class at Number or be willing to undertake training 

In return we will offer:

  • Friendly and supportive staff

  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development; we are happy to offer the right candidate ELSA training

  • Support from outside agencies

  • The support and understanding of an Attachment Aware School

Visits to our school are welcomed, please contact Amanda Hazell, PA to Headteacher, telephone 01202 676207 or email

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School (part of Plymouth CAST) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.